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Address: | Corner of Broke & McDonalds Roads, Pokolbin, New South Wales 2320, Australia
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Lovely

Lovely cheese board to start with and then we went through to the wine area. Nice wines but they seemed a little understaffed. Worth a visit :)

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Michael L
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Lismore, Australia
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109 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another venue we visited because we had heard about it. On walking in it was very busy but almost immediately a staff member asked if they could help us etc. We wanted to browse and they let us do exactly that. They did not pressure us at all and we felt totally relaxed browsing around the winery. On finishing browsing... More 

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Thank JohnandFi1953
Sydney, Australia
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25 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice wine and a large place for free wine tasting. Many people can taste wine at the counters with the assistance of friendly staff. At the heart of Pokolbin, so close the the hunter garden and other attractions. There is a nice cheese shop down the road. We bought some good wine and really enjoyed the visit.

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Thank Dilmi85
Hobart, Australia
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265 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 99 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The building is ugly and uninviting. However inside the winery was pleasant and service was excellent. Tastings were free. We only tried one wine as we were pretty sure of what we wanted with our lunch and were not in a position to buy any bottles to take with us. Outside is ugly and very uninspiring and felt very lazy,... More 

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Thank foodiept
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. You’ll be pleased to know that plans are in place to build a new cellar door so the outside will be so much more appealing in the not so distant future. On the service front we are delighted you enjoyed inside the winery, the service by our cellar door team and the Cellar Door exclusive wine... More 

Minden, Nevada
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85 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This wineries has earned numerous Australian and International awards for their wines. This is a special vineyard in the Hunter. Our host, Joel, kept leaving us where we were seated, and would then return with a really wonderfully tasting wine. We were provided with some really good vintages and I developed a great anticipation for our next tasting when he... More 

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Thank LV2KNOW
Dublin, Ireland
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26 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Hunter Valley for a wedding. It's a beautiful part of the world and well worth a drive out of Sydney. The day after the wedding we visited McGuigan's with some people we'd met at the wedding the day before. As one of the people was a member of their wine club, she kindly booked a tasting. We... More 

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Thank Tomathy_Dalton
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this review

Thank you Tomathy for your response and visiting McGuigan Wines. We are very glad you had a good time tasting the range and we appreciate the feedback. As we always say, our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and we are very proud of our award winning styles. We are also very proud of... More 

Sydney, Australia
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56 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 March 2017

We went here as a part of a wine tour and so had a private tasting which probably made the experience a lot better than normal. Our hostess Linda was great and very knowledgeable of the wineries products. The wines were good and the experience was excellent.

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Thank Paul R
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this review

Hi and thank you Paul for taking the time to post your review - we love to hear from our guests and of course appreciate any feedback. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and we are very proud of our award winning styles. We certainly hope you will be back to visit with... More 

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187 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 108 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

Lovely cheese board to start with and then we went through to the wine area. Nice wines but they seemed a little understaffed. Worth a visit :)

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Thank Michael L
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback Michael regarding the Cellar Door and McGuigan Wines. We are very glad you had a good time tasting the range and we appreciate the honesty. We can get busy on the weekends, but the team work hard to make sure everyone gets as much attention as possible. Our focus is to provide a quality range of... More 

Gosford, Australia
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43 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

Came for a private wine tasting (included in my membership price) such a great experience. Joel looked after us for the day and provided such an amazing service. He was extremely knowledgeable and friendly.. We loved the wine and cheese platter! We ended up spending $700 between the 4 of us due to Joel's experience with wines and the great... More 

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Thank Kat09kitty
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this review

Thank you Kat for your positive response and for being a valued Member of the McGuigan Wine Club. We are very glad you had a good time tasting the range and we appreciate the feedback. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines and we are very proud of our award winning styles. We also... More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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109 reviews
57 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

Great selection of wines - loved being able to compare different vintages etc. Member of staff was well trained but lacked a bit of passion - possibly jaded from repeating it so many times?

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Thank Pippola18
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this review

We appreciate your feedback regarding McGuigan Wines and we are very glad you had a good time tasting the exclusive Cellar Door range. Our focus is to provide a quality range of Cellar Door only wines of international standards, and it is great that you enjoyed them. We can get busy at times but the team work hard to make... More 

Houston, Texas
1 review
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Excellent selection of reasonably priced wines, winery has won major awards in London competition, acknowledged by Janis Robinson. Their Personal Reserve Shiraz and Cabernet were expensive ($60 ea) but were much better than other reds I tasted at the $30 mark. You get what you pay for.

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Thank Safetyengineer
McGuigan W, Manager at McGuigan Wines, responded to this review

Thanks for visiting McGuigan Wines. We are very glad you had a good time tasting the range and we appreciate the feedback. Yes, the Single Vineyard Reds are amazing and the best is yet to come when we release our stunning 2014 Vintages later this year. Our focus is on the Cellar Door only wines so we are so pleased... More 

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